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No rest for Caroline on Saturday 27th September
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No rest for Caroline on Saturday 27th September

Saturday 27th September  – No rest for Caroline This was going to be a quiet restful day – so I got up a bit later after the late night adventure – ate some breakfast and then started some exercises . After 10 minutes or so there was a knock on the door and it was...

Final adventures of Caroline Lamb
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Final adventures of Caroline Lamb

Friday 26th September – Final adventures of Caroline Lamb!! All quiet at the Bishop’s house without him or any team but the staff are so friendly and helpful –and there is a lot to do so I am not lonely at all. It has been so good to have a few more days this visit,...

A sad departure & a journey enjoyed ….
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A sad departure & a journey enjoyed ….

Wednesday 23rd September – a sad departure & a journey enjoyed Yesterday the five of us (Caroline now calls us her children) left the sanctuary of The Bishops house, the friends who are firmly ingrained in our hearts, and the beauty of South Sudan.  There were inevitably tears, but warm and deep embraces to seal...

So the rains have started in Kajo Kaji
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So the rains have started in Kajo Kaji

Wednesday 23rd September – Latest news from Caroline in Kajo Kaji Woke today at 4.00pm raining – fell asleep woke at 6.15am raining still and so the rains have started; in fact it was so cool Joseph wore a jumper all day!!!  Lovely for me as UK temperature. I had an easy morning as the...

Clinic opening makes KK county radio
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Clinic opening makes KK county radio

Hello everyone reading the blog – now it will be me caroline writing as I am the only one left in KK!  The team left at 7.00am and peace descended on the house just Bishop A and Cheryl for breakfast and myself. I had arranged for Fred Taban to come and talk with me –...

Inspired to Teach a tremendous success!
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Inspired to Teach a tremendous success!

‘Inspired to Teach‘ the book written by Jenny Head and Anne Johns records the history of The College of Sarum St. Michael through fascinating first hand evidence.  The book is a perfect ‘dipping in’ coffee table book to all those interested in education and social and local history. It will be of enormous interest to past students,...

A busy Sunday in South Sudan
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A busy Sunday in South Sudan

We all did different things today. Adrian, Caroline and Jeremy went to church in the Cathedral arriving, rather embarrassingly half an hour late. Unusually, and not a little surprisingly, the service had started on time! They managed to get a good 90 minutes of church though so did not miss out. Maggie and Andrew went...

Fifth Cress Family Day in South Sudan
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Fifth Cress Family Day in South Sudan

Today was the fifth Cress Family Day, and what an exciting day it was.  We arrived, after a short but bumpy ride, at a school to be met by lots of children dancing and singing to welcome us. Caroline was escorted into the hall by the children.  We then had some wonderful singing and speeches of welcome and thanks by them...

The difference a football can make!
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The difference a football can make!

It is often the small things that we take for granted that make the BIGGEST difference!  Imagine children playing with a football made of cloth and string, and now imagine the smiles when they are given an actual football! Caroline recently met these boys at the local Boarding school and Caroline was able to replace their...

Clergy Conference 2015 a great success!
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Clergy Conference 2015 a great success!

We were so grateful for a cooler morning and enjoyed breakfast on the verandah, looking out on Papaya trees laden with ripening fruit.  The Clergy Conference 2015, attended by pastors from several dioceses in South Sudan, has gone very well today.  It is being held at the Kajo Keji Cathedral, a short walk from the...